2021 Virtual Native Education Forum:
June 21-26, 2021
The Native Education Forum is a six-day summer program for rising high school seniors. Students will gain university classroom experience, research issues critical to Native American/Indigenous communities, and get valuable assistance from professionals in the university application process.
During the program, students will have the chance to interact with university faculty, staff, and current students as they discuss and evaluate important issues that affect Indigenous communities.
When to apply?
The Native Education Forum application is now open. Apply by May 28, 2021 for full consideration.
Who should apply?
Students finishing their junior year in high school (class of 2022) with a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher or graduating seniors who have been admitted to and plan to enroll at CSU (Fall 2021 entry term) with an interest in Native American and Indigenous issues. Strong applicants demonstrate involvement and leadership roles within school, family, or community activities.
What to expect
The 2021 Native Education Forum will be held in a virtual setting (via Zoom meeting platform) over six days. Applicants who enroll in the program are expected to actively participate to their comfort level during each session, each day (up to six hours/day). Students who participate fully are eligible to earn one college credit and receive a Partnership Award Scholarship upon admission to Colorado State University. See full requirements below.